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KCPD said argument led to fatal Northland stabbing

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Posted at 4:14 PM, Oct 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-25 14:15:32-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — UPDATE, Oct. 25 | Clay County prosecutors charged 44-year-old Gordon McBeth with second-degree murder and armed criminal action in regards to the case.

ORIGINAL STORY, Oct. 22 | An argument between two men outside a Northland house ended with one of the men stabbed to death.

Dispatchers told KSHB 41 News that around 3:25 p.m., officers were called to the 6200 block of N. Topping Avenue on a reported stabbing.

They found the victim, Darryl Gilland, 27, dead in the yard of a home, according to Sgt. Jacob Becchina, Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department spokesman.

The suspect was still at the house and was arrested.

Homicide detectives are investigating what the deadly argument was about.

This is a developing story and may be updated.

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